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Old 04-23-2010, 07:54 PM
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just wondering if the following has been experienced when you have come out about being polyamourous ....
~polyamourous men stereotyped as being players or having "commitment issues" by women or being given the congratulations by male friends for "living the dream"
~ polyamourous women seen as promiscuous, loose, or simply "having commitment issues" by either of the sexes....

just curious. I've not experienced this to my knowledge, but have been told by one couple they experienced a lot of this. just wondered if it was a common thing.
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Old 04-23-2010, 09:20 PM
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just wondering if the following has been experienced when you have come out about being polyamourous ....
~polyamourous men stereotyped as being players or having "commitment issues" by women or being given the congratulations by male friends for "living the dream"
~ polyamourous women seen as promiscuous, loose, or simply "having commitment issues" by either of the sexes....

just curious. I've not experienced this to my knowledge, but have been told by one couple they experienced a lot of this. just wondered if it was a common thing.
I think all of these are common opinions by a lot of people. I have experienced this.
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Old 04-24-2010, 12:53 AM
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I know that I've been approached by men more than once wanting to have affairs with me because they know that I'm poly.

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Old 04-24-2010, 01:14 AM
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I know that I've been approached by men more than once wanting to have affairs with me because they know that I'm poly.

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Well, if I was poly ....Ohhhh Redpepper is gonna give it to me for that one!
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Old 04-24-2010, 01:17 AM
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Well, if I was poly ....Ohhhh Redpepper is gonna give it to me for that one!
You're too much of a flirt for your own good! LOL
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Old 04-24-2010, 04:11 PM
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Yes yes he is-but it's sure fun for the rest of us!

I have experienced that. I often get sideways comments about having commitment issues.
I ignore it. I've been committed for a LONG ASS time. Longer than any of the dumbasses making the comments!
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